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Relationships Between Asset Management and Travel Demand:
Findings and Recommendations from Four State DOT Site Visits

Appendix F: Utah DOT Pre-Interview Survey Response

Contact Information

  1. State: UTAH
  2. Agency Name: UTAH DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (UDOT)
  3. Primary Asset Management Contact Person & Contact Information:

    MR. KIM SCHVANEVELDT, P.E.
    ENGINEER FOR TRANSPORTATION PLANNING
    kschvaneveldt@utah.gov
    (801) 965-4354

  4. Please identify contacts within each DOT division / group with asset management responsibilities, if relevant, that we can meet with to discuss your asset management program. Alternatively, if all TAM responsibilities are housed within a single, "stand-alone" group, please indicate below. Not all rows need be completed if there are no relevant contacts.
    Utah Department of Transportation Asset Management Contacts
    DivisionContact NamePosition/
    Title
    PhoneE-mail
    PlanningKim SchvaneveldtEngineer for Transportation Planning801-965-4354kschvaneveldt@utah.gov
    Statistics / Performance MeasurementBill LawrenceEngineer for Planning Statistics801-965-4560billlawrence@utah.gov
    OperationsTracy ContiOperations Engineer801-965-4895tconti@utah.gov
    MaintenanceRich ClarkeEngineer for Maintenance801-965-4120richardclarke@utah.gov
    Finance / Budgeting / ProgrammingMax DitlevsenProgram Finance Director801-964-4468mditlevsen@utah.gov
    ITMichelle VerucchiIT Analyst801-965-4490mverucchi@utah.gov
    Project Delivery / Design / ConstructionJim McMinimeeProject Development Director801-965-4022jmcminimee@utah.gov
    Region or Division OfficesR1 Wayne Felix Pavement Management Engineer801-399-0351wfelix@utah.gov
    R2 Lonnie Marchant801-975-4928lmarchant@utah.gov
    R3 Matt Parker801-830-9563mparker@utah.gov
    R4 Scott Goodwin435-896-1361sgoodwin@utah.gov
    SafetyRobert HullEngineer for Traffic & Safety801-965-4273rhull@utah.gov
    Communications    
Demographic Information
  1. Population (estimated 2005): 2,529,000 (GOPB)
  2. Population growth (1990-2000 or 2005): 1990-2000 = 30+%
  3. Population projected annual growth rate: 2000-2005 = 10.6%;
    2005-2050 = 1.8%
  4. Urban/rural population split: 2005 at county level Urban=2,141,293 Rural=387,633
  5. # of MPOs as of 2006: 4
General Transportation Asset Management (TAM) Information
  1. Please provide a current organization chart for your state's DOT (URL or hard copy attached to the end of this survey).
  2. Do you have examples of reports/materials/analyses produced by or for your asset management function (specifically, documentation on your asset management program)?
  3. Coverage: What facilities / assets are covered by your asset management program/systems?
    Facility Type Yes No Comments
    State highway agency-owned highwaysX  
    County, town, township, or municipally-owned highways X 
    Other jurisdiction-owned highways X 
    Federal agency-owned highways X 
    Bridges and tunnels  Bridges only
    Other transportation facilities (e.g., operations centers, VMS, traffic signals, etc.)X Under development
    Other transportation-related facilities (e.g., travel centers, rest stops, drainage, etc.) XUnder development
    Facilities serving non-highway travel modes (rail, ports, air, transit, space) X 
    Other   
    Other   
General Travel Demand Information
  1. Please identify those DOT divisions / groups that collect, forecast, analyze, or make other uses of highway travel demand measures (including VMT, AADT, ton-miles, or other measures). Not all rows need be completed if there are no relevant contacts.
    Utah Department of Transportation Highway Travel Demand Contacts
    DivisionContact NamePosition /
    Title
    PhoneE-mail
    PlanningWalt SteinvorthTransportation Planner801 965-3864wsteinvorth@utah.gov
    Statistics / Performance MeasurementBill LawrenceEngineer for Planning Statistics801 965-4560billlawrence@utah.gov
    Operations    
    Maintenance    
    Finance / Budgeting / Programming    
    IT    
    Project Delivery / Design / Construction    
    Region or Division Offices    
    SafetyPeter Jager 801 965-4264pjager@utah.gov
    Communications    
  2. Travel Demand Measurement: Please identify the primary measures of travel demand (either current or projected) currently gathered by your agency.
    Measures of Current Travel Demand
    MeasureYesNoComments
    VMTX  
    AADTX  
    Ton-miles   
    Vehicle ownership   
    Other   
    Other   
    Other   
    Measures of Future Projected Travel Demand
    MeasureYesNoComments
    VMTX  
    AADTX  
    Ton-miles   
    Vehicle ownership   
    Other   
    Other   
    Other   
  3. Travel Demand Measure Usage: Please identify specific ways in which travel demand measures (either current or projected) are currently used in your asset management program or for other purposes such as planning, programming, or maintenance activities.
    Measures of Current Travel Demand
    MeasureComments
    VMTIn pavement management & asset management
    AADTIn pavement management & asset management
    Ton-miles 
    Vehicle ownership 
    Other 
    Other 
    Other 
    Measures of Future Projected Travel Demand
    MeasureComments
    VMTIn pavement management & asset management
    AADTIn pavement management & asset management
    Ton-miles 
    Vehicle ownership 
    Other 
    Other 
    Other 
Self-assessment
  1. My state DOT:
     AgreeNeutral / Don't KnowDisagreeComments
    Performs a statewide travel demand forecast or survey at regular intervals (e.g., annual VMT estimates)X  Yearly on state system at planning and project level
    Performs a statewide long-range transportation infrastructure planX  Policy & Project based
    Performs statewide long-range transportation financial planningX  To fiscally constrain plan
    Includes long-range infrastructure planning as part of the asset management processX  Have 10 yr Preservation Plan
    Includes long-range financial planning as part of the asset management processX  To fiscally constrain plan
    Includes operations and maintenance as part of the asset management process   Under development
    Includes travel demand forecasting as part of the asset management processX  Built into pavement management model
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